York & North Yorkshire

Lorry carrying 200 pigs overturns on A59 near Poppleton

A lorry carrying 200 pigs has overturned on a North Yorkshire road after it collided with another lorry and a car.

A number of pigs escaped on to the road after collision on the A59 Roman Road, near Poppleton, police said.

North Yorkshire Police said the crash happened at about 10:20 GMT. Nobody is believed to have been injured.

BBC Travel said the road has been closed between Station Road and the Poppleton roundabout.

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